LMO Advertising

Media Planner/Buyer
Position Location: 
Arlington, VA
Position Type: 
Position Reports To: 
Media Supervisor
Position Description: 

LMO Advertising, a full service advertising agency with headquarters in Arlington, VA, and an office in Baltimore, MD, has an exciting opportunity for an detailed Media Planner/Buyer to work at our headquarters in Arlington, VA in our Media Department.


  • Develop, evaluate and advise on media plans best suited to meet established Client
  • requirements, budget, and objectives. Execute media plans and buying responsibilities on all types of media, including traditional and digital, as required by Client needs
  • Conduct media, industry or company research to allow the agency to develop accurate strategic advertising and marketing plans
  • Develop media plans for Clients based on approved Advertising Strategy Brief
  • Manage vendor relationships
  • Be the day-to-day contact for vendors specific to client business
  • Aid in the management of general media department solicitations
  • Issue Purchase Orders for each approved media insertion or placement
  • Establish deadlines for needed materials and report deadlines to the Creative, Production and Account Management departments or groups
  • Oversee the timely placement of all media according to schedules
  • Ensureallmediaschedulesinmediatrackingsystemhavebeenenteredcorrectly
  • Approve all media invoices to be processed by Media Assistant
  • Issues Point-of-Views(POVs) to Client on new media opportunities
  • Provide continuous campaign analysis and optimizations in addition to preparation and presentation of client reports
  • Alert Media Supervisor and Account Management of special media offer and value-added placement opportunities,etc.
  • Maintain updated media orders (cancellations,date/size changes,etc.)and distribute updated orders
  • Develop, mentor and train Associate Media Planners
  • Cross-reference all media receivables and payables to ensure timely payment of media suppliers
  • 2-4 years experience media planning and buying Bachelor degree
  • Clear understanding of the media planning and buying process (digital and/or multi-channel preferred)
  • Understanding and experience of research tools such as ComScore, Compete, MRI etc.
  • Understanding and experience with ad servers, preferably Sizmek
  • Proven proficiency in computer skills (e.g., Word, Excel, PowerPoint)
How To Apply: 

Interested candidates please e-mail your resume to [email protected].

No phone calls please. LMO is a member of the 4A’s and is an equal opportunity employer.

LMO is a "drug-free workplace."

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